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Lester "Buddy" Carter

October 30, 1951 ~ October 28, 2017 (age 65)

Spartanburg, SC - 

Lester “Buddy” Carter, also known as “Lightning” of Spartanburg, SC, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Hospice of Landrum.  Lightning departed this earthly realm two days shy of his 66th birthday.   He was the son of the late Pearl Williams and David Carter of Spartanburg, SC. In addition to his parents, Lester was deceased by three sisters.

He leaves to cherish loving and lasting memories to four brothers:  Willie Carter, Roma Lee Carter, David Carter and Andrew Farrow along numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other extended family and friends. Lightning is also survived by a special nephew, Bernard Carter who assisted in his care once his health began to decline.  

Lester was an athlete (boxer) in his youth with a tenacious will and passion that was often mismanaged and misunderstood. Lester lead a hard life yet was fortunate to find himself and make peace with God in his later years.

Final services Honoring the Life Journey of Lester are incomplete at this time.  

First Family Funeral Home is serving the family.

 Service Information

November 2, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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